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Associate in Science – Computer Science (A10400CS)

The Associate in Computer Science degree prepares students to pursue computer technology programs at the four year institution. Students completing an Associate in Computer Science complete the coursework equivalent to the first two years of four-year bachelor’s degree programs and upon graduation often transfer to four year institutions with junior status.

(This degree can be completed fully online or on-campus.)

General Education Requirements

Universal General Education Transfer Components (UGETC)
These courses have been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement general education core UGETC courses and will transfer for equivalency credit.

Course Title Credits
Fall Semester #1
ACA 122 College Transfer Success 1
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers 3
CIS 115 Intro Programming & Logic 3
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3
MAT 171 Precalculus Algebra 4
Semester Total 14
Spring Semester #1
CSC 151 JAVA Programming 3
CSC 134 C++ Programming 3
ENG 112 Writing/Research in Discp 3
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective (3 credit hours)
MAT 172 Precalculus Trigonometry 4
Semester Total 16
Fall Semester #2
BIO 111 General Biology I 4
CSC 139 Visual BASIC Programming 3
Social/Behavioral Science Elective (3 credit hours)
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective (3 credit hours)
Additional General Education Hours (4 credit hours)
Semester Total 17
Spring Semester #2
BIO 112 General Biology II 4
COM 231 Public Speaking 3
Social/Behavioral Science Elective (3 credit hours)
Mathematics (per 4-year institution) (4 credit hours)
Semester Total 14
TOTAL PROGRAM CREDITS 61

Note: See Humanities/Fine Arts Electives and Social/Behavioral Sciences Electives below for a complete listing of eligible courses.

Recommendations for transferring institutions: UNC-G – MAT 172, MAT 271, MAT 272, MAT 273; Fayetteville State & APPST (Computer Science) – MAT 171, MAT 172, MAT 271, MAT 272; APPST (Information Systems) – MAT 152, ECO 251, ECO 252 and one additional Social/Behavioral Science elective; UNC-W – MAT 152, MAT 171, MAT 271, MAT 272; NC A&T, UNC-C & HPU – MAT 171, MAT 172, MAT 271, MAT 272; Mount Olive – MAT 143 or MAT 152 or MAT 171 or MAT 172 and ECO 251 and ECO 252 and REL 211 and REL 212; ECU – MAT 171, MAT 271, MAT 152, and HEA 110 in place of one MAT course; UNC-P – MAT 171 and MAT 172 or MAT 271, and 3 additional credit hours in Social Sciences and 2 additional credits in Physical Education. The appropriate sequence will depend upon initial placement.

Recommendations for transferring institutions: UNC-W, UNC-G, ECU, Mount Olive, APPST, HPU – COM 231, NC A&T – CPM 110 or 111; UNC-C – PHI 240 or HUM 110.

Recommendations for transferring institutions: UNC-G, APPST, HPU – ART 111 or 114 or ENG 231 or MUS 110; NC A&T – REL 110; UNC-W – MUS 110or PHI 215; Mount Olive – ART 111 or ART 114 or ART 115 or MUS 110 or MUS 112.

For most institutions students may select from ECO 251, ECO 252, PSY 150, POL 120, or SOC 210. Students transferring to UNC-W should take HIS 111 and SOC 210 or PSY 150; Mount Olive students should take PSY 150 or SOC 210 and an additional Social/Behavioral Science in HIS 111 & HIS 112 or HIS 131 & HIS 132; HPU students should select two from this list.

Students transferring to UNC-P should take the following course instead of BIO 112: PHY 151 or PHY 251.